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2 years 3 months ago
Nearly half of Illinois voters oppose fracking, according to a new poll by the Simon Institute . The statewide poll reveals 48.6% oppose fracking...
2 years 6 months ago
Illinois environmentalists are cheering the spectacular success of the movement to ban fracking in New York. The victory is justifiably spurring...
2 years 8 months ago
This was a difficult election for Democrats and it was even worse for Democrats still pushing fossil fuels. The Democratic co-chair of the...
2 years 8 months ago
There's a simple lesson for Illinois Democrats from the Tuesday election. If you want to get re-elected as a Democrat in Illinois all you have to do...
2 years 8 months ago
Yesterday Illinois was facing an environmental and economic crisis from fracking that was greenwashed by a Democratic Governor who told us regulation...
2 years 9 months ago
The state of Illinois is throwing millions of taxpayer dollars at another coal-to-gas plant just two years after a similar project ended in failure...
2 years 10 months ago
The trouble with letting television tell the story of our recent history is that it tends to overemphasize events designed for the camera. For...
2 years 10 months ago
Bloomberg News reviews studies on the link between birth defects and living near fracking sites. It's compelling. Multiple studies show increased...
2 years 11 months ago
Illinois may be more famous for imprisoned Governors, but as a coal state struggling with its energy future, some of our politicians have wacky...
3 years 2 months ago
Fracking has begun in Illinois. Governor Pat Quinn's Department of Natural Resources issued a permit for a test well at a site where oil fracking is...
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